Jesuits of Washington, D.C. Celebrate Their Jubilee

The Jesuits of Washington, D.C. joined together on Oct. 12th to celebrate the jubilees of ten of its members at Georgetown’s Dahlgren Chapel. Fr. Jerry Hayes, SJ, the youngest member celebrating 25 years in the Society, presided at the liturgy, and Fr. John O’Malley, SJ, the oldest member celebrating 60 years a priest, delivered the homily. The occasion also marked 70 years in the Society for Fr. Henry Heffernan, SJ, and 60 years in the Society for Frs. Tom Buckley, SJ, David Sauter, SJ, and Gerry Fogarty, SJ. Other jubilees of Ordination were Fr. Ron Murphy, SJ, at 50 years and Frs. Tim Kesicki, SJ, Bill Ryan, SJ, and Chris Steck, SJ, each of 25 years as priests.

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